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Roberto Silva

With Ciro Monteiro, Roberto Silva was among the developers from the richly syncopated melodic division of samba singing launched by Luís Reis and Vassourinha. A few of his biggest strikes are “Maria Tereza” (Altamiro Carrilho), “Normélia”, “Mandei Fazer um Patuá” (both by Raimundo Olavo/Norberto Martins), “Perdi Você” (Raimundo Olavo/Silva Júnior), “Juraci me Deixou” (Raimundo Olavo/Oldemar Magalhãha sido), “Escurinho” (Geraldo Pereira), “Crioulo Sambista” (Nelson Trigueiro/ Sinval Silva), and “O Baile Arriveça ? s Nove” (Haroldo Lobo/Milton de Oliveira). Silva was the vocalist from the initial recording ever of the samba-enredo, “Exaltação a Tiradentes” (Mano Décio da Viola/Stanislau Silva). During his energetic career he documented approximately 600 music in 78 rpm’s, singles and LP’s. In the past due 30’s Roberto Silva began to perform in radio displays like the types hosted by Celso Guimarãha sido, Renato Murce, Henrique Batista, Barbosa Jr. and probably the most well-known of most, Ary Barroso’s. As a specialist he debuted in 1938 within the program Canta Mocidade (Rádio Guanabara, where he worked well until 1940). In 1943, after an audition at Rádio Mauá (where he sang “Risoleta”, by Raul Marques/Moacyr Bernardino, as well as the waltz “Neusa”, by Antônio Caldas/Celso Figueiredo), he was employed, residing in the outing until 1946, having participated in a number of displays. Also in 1943 he documented his 1st 78 rpm, with “Ele é Esquisito” (Walter Rodrigues) and “O Errado Sou European union” (Djalma Mafra). Within the same yr he was employed by Rádio Nacional, and in addition in that 10 years he joined up with the cast from the Rádio Tupi, where he was appointed O Príncipe perform Samba (The Prince of Samba). Currently a popular designer, he was contracted from the label Celebrity (quickly Copacabana), starting in 1947 his 1st strike, “Maria Tereza”, accompanied by “Normélia”, “Mandei Fazer um Patuá” and “Perdi Você”. After that he would possess much achievement with songs compiled by popular composers like Wilson Batista, Geraldo Pereira, Cartola, Ary Barroso, Lupicínio Rodrigues, Mário Lago, Nelson Cavaquinho, Ataulfo Alves, Benedito Lacerda and Haroldo Lobo, amongst others. His involvement in the movie theater includes European union Quero é Movimento (Luís de Barros, 1949). In 1956 he released the very first LP from the extremely effective Descendo o Morro series. Having remaining the Rádio Nacional in 1964, he became a member of the Rádio Mayrink Veiga, where he previously his own display, having being employed in 1970 by Television Excelsior. In 2000 Roberto Silva participated in Cristina Buarque’s Ganha-se Pouco Mas É Divertido, focused on functions by Wilson Batista, and, as well as Paulinho da Viola and Chico Buarque, he participated within the show where the album premiered, in the João Caetano theatre (Rio de Janeiro).

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